2020
Research
Compendium

At MSD for Mothers, we know that generating evidence to demonstrate success is critical to achieving greater impact for mothers, their families, and their communities. We are pleased to share Evidence for Impact 2020, our second MSD for Mothers research compendium.

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Understanding
Women's Experiences

MSD for Mothers is developing models that respond to women's preferences and hold providers accountable for quality care, like reimagining the role that maternity waiting homes play in Zambian communities.

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Equipping Providers

MSD for Mothers is dedicated to supporting providers to deliver quality care. The WHO Global Maternal Sepsis Study measured the frequency, severity, and outcome of infections to better understand how to prevent maternal deaths across the world.

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Strengthening
Health Systems

MSD for Mothers believes that a more comprehensive and integrated approach to delivering maternity care is required to provide women with quality care. In the US, where Black, American Indian, and Alaskan Native women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than White women, researchers are calling for a health equity framework for investigating maternal deaths.

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